Service Credit Opportunities

St. Augustine School Service Program

Each family (TK-8), in addition to tuition, is required to volunteer time and talent to St. Augustine School.  There are numerous opportunities to do so throughout the year including, but not limited to, being a teacher or library aide, working a fundraiser or athletic event, or serving on the board of the Parent/Teacher Club, Athletic Association, or School Advisory Committee.


Objectives:

The objectives of the service credit program are:

1.  To involve all parents/guardians of the students in the support and enrichment of the school's education and extra-curricular activities

2. To help maintain and improve quality educational programs and facilities at St. Augustine School Through volunteerism and successful fundraising activities.


Requirements:

1.  All school families are required to earn twenty-three service hours as follows:

  • 15 of the twenty three hours must be worked during any school event
  • 4 of the twenty three hours must be worked during the school fundraising dinner OR fish fry's
  • 4 of the twenty three hours must be worked at a parish event


2. any adult member (16 years or older) of the family is eligible to participate in fulfilling the service hour requirements


3. The administrator may find it necessary to change and/or cancel any listed fundraising or school event.  New events may also be added.


4. I lieu of volunteering to earn service credits, a family can elect to pay $25.00 per unworked service credit hour


5. Event chairpersons will record the service credit hours of the event volunteers.  However, it is the responsibility of the family to sign in and out so that proper credit is given.


6. Parents of children who participate in the school athletic program have an additional service credit commitment to the athletic association and sports program. 


Event Committee Responsibilities


Chairperson

  • Must complete Event Tracking document and submit it to the appropriate committee.  Tracking document will be available in the school office.
  • Must complete Service Hour Tracking Document on all volunteers and submit it to the service hour chairperson and/or school office.  Please retain a copy for your records.
  • Responsible for all coordination and vendor related activities.
  • Responsible for delegating volunteer activity.
  • Must be present at the event to ensure that event runs smoothly.
  • Must handle any money that is collected if applicable.
  • Depending on the committee, all school service credit hour requirements may be fulfilled by this role.  See sign up sheet for committees that qualify.
  • Chairpersons are still responsible for parish hours and fundraising dinner hours.


Co-Chairperson

  • Shares equally the responsibility of the chairperson.  However, the chairperson has the overall responsibility for the eent.
  • Must be present at the event to ensure that event runs smoothly.
  • Depending on the committee, all school service credit hour requirements may be fulfilled by this role.  See sign up sheet for committees that qualify.
  • Co-Chairpersons are still responsible for parish hours and fundraising dinner hours.


Committee Members / Volunteers

  • Assists chairperson and co-chair(s) with assigned responsibilities.
  • Earns one service hour for each hour of time worked.
  • Committee Members are still responsible for parish hours and fundraising dinner hours.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding the service program, please contact the office at (586) 727-9365.

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